Politics & Government

Clinton stumps in Kentucky, hoping for 'super big' win

LORETTO, Ky. — Sen. Hillary Clinton dipped a bottle of Maker's Mark Bourbon whiskey in its signature red wax Saturday and then urged a crowd of close to 1,000 to vote in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday.

"I am hoping that Kentucky will send a big message to the Democratic Party and to the country," Clinton said as the crowd cheered, "that we know what kind of president we need and we know who will defeat John McCain in the fall."

Polls show Clinton winning Kentucky by wide margins Tuesday, but few scenarios show her winning the nomination nationally to defeat Barack Obama. Jerry Lundergan, Clinton's campaign chairman in Kentucky, said Clinton needed "to win super big."

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